Harold Jarvis

Harold Jarvis (born December 27, 1864, Toronto; died April 1, 1924, Detroit) was a concert tenor who performed regularly in Canada and the United States, and who taught in Detroit during the 1890s. He began his professional life as a sailor, reaching the rank of officer with the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company and also served in the Royal Naval Reserve. He later studied music at the London Academy of Music. Professionally he was known for his teaching, his ballad singing, and performances in oratorios. He recorded for Victor in 1908 and 1911.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 27th, 1864 (Toronto), Died Detroit

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1913

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-6128 12-in. 4/22/1908 The death of Nelson Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6129 10-in. 4/22/1908 My ain countree Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-6130 12-in. 4/22/1908 The children's home Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6131 10-in. 4/22/1908 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6132 10-in. 4/22/1908 Mary of Argyle Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6139 10-in. 4/23/1908 Jesus, I am resting Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6140 10-in. 4/23/1908 O Canada Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6141 10-in. 4/23/1908 Standard o' the braes o' mar Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6142 10-in. 4/23/1908 March of the Cameron men Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6143 10-in. 4/23/1908 Oh safe to the rock Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6144 10-in. 4/23/1908 The Bay of Biscay Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6145 10-in. 4/23/1908 Guard while I sleep Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6150 10-in. 4/24/1908 Good-bye Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-6151 12-in. 4/24/1908 The ninety and nine Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-6152 12-in. 4/24/1908 Come into the garden, Maude Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6268 10-in. 6/15/1908 Lullaby Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19488 10-in. 7/27/1911 You Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19489 10-in. 7/27/1911 Crossing the bar Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19490 10-in. 7/27/1911 Afton water Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19491 10-in. 7/27/1911 Where is heaven? Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19492 10-in. 11/27/1911 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19669 10-in. 11/17/1911 Oh, it is wonderful Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19670 10-in. 11/17/1911 Morning prayer Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19671 10-in. 11/17/1911 One sweetly solemn thought Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2264 10-in. May 1913 Peg away Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jarvis, Harold," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245.

Jarvis, Harold. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245.

"Jarvis, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245

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